News Roundup - Sat, Aug 06, 2016

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News Roundup - Sat, Aug 06, 2016

August 06, 2016 - 16:58
Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

Last Updated: 10:00pm

A member of the Benghazi Shura Council said the families who are stuck in the clashes zone in Ganfouda are living in a state of apprehension due to the constant airstrikes of Khalifa Haftar’s militias and their supporting foreign countries.

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The Libyan globetrotter, Al-Busiri Abdelsalam Al-Busiri, started his running trip from Nafousa Mountain down to Tripoli in order to advocate peace in a journey under the slogan “Let’s shake hands and forgive for the homeland." 

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The so-called Petroleum Facilities Guard, Ibrahim Jodran's de facto armed groups, have repelled an offensive by Dignity Operation militias on Zueitina oil port, about 180 km south-west of Benghazi.

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The European Union has extended its civilian mission EUBAM by a year until August 27 of next year and has approved a new budget of 17 million euros. 

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Libya Memory Championship was kicked off his morning with 30 participants (children, teenagers, and adults) from Tripoli, Al-Khumus, Bani Walid, Gharyan, Taraghen, and Yefren.

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The Libyan Football Federation has stopped all football contests in the eastern region including the Libyan Soccer League’s matches, whose final round was supposed to take place this week, sources reported the LFF’s Chairman, Anwar Al-Tishani’s decision.